It’s summer in Milwaukee, a time of overlapping music festivals, patio parties, street fairs, picnics, and swimming parties. It’s wonderfully exhausting. But who’s complaining when the other option is this?     I’m not!  And while I do love a good snowstorm, there’s something special about sitting on your front porch swing on a warm midsummer evening, sipping…

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Several years ago, a colleague of mine rolled his eyes when I said I was starting a personal blog. “Another blog? Everyone has a blog.” I get it. We are inundated with blogs, emails, podcasts, videos “you just have to see,” blah, blah, blah. It IS exhausting. There literally is no way you can keep…

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